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insights from our Virtual Reality Training Session

Getting ready for the eagerly anticipated ‘Choose Your Future’ event on Thursday, February 22nd – featuring industry-related VR experiences for students – in partnership with Cyfle Building Skills, we conducted a virtual reality training session at the University of Wales Waterfront campus. The session was tailored for all staff and employers attending the event. Collaborating …

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National Apprenticeship Week 2024

Last week was the 17th consecutive National Apprenticeship week. Every year NAW serves as a gathering for all those that champion apprenticeships, aiming to collectively celebrate the values, benefits, and opportunities they offer. The theme for National Apprenticeship week 2024 was “Skills for Life,” encouraging reflection on how apprenticeships can facilitate the enhancement of skills …

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Elevate your workforce with the Employer Network Pilot

Are you a construction industry employer in South West Wales seeking innovative solutions to enhance your workforce’s skills while reducing training costs? Discover the Employer Network Pilot, a pioneering initiative offers a fresh perspective on funding training, empowering employers like you to take control of your workforce development journey. What is the Employer Network Pilot? …

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Proudly supporting National Apprenticeship Week 2024

From February 5 to 11, 2024, National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) takes center stage, shining a spotlight on the remarkable achievements of apprentices across the country. This annual event not only celebrates their contributions but also recognises the positive impact apprentices make in communities, businesses, and the broader economy.

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The highlights of our Christmas Group Meeting 

The SBCSG Christmas Group Meeting took place at the Swansea.Com Stadium on Thursday, December 14th, bringing together professionals from across the construction industry. The event featured several guest speakers, notably Anthony Rees, Regional Manager of Cyfle Building Skills, who delivered a comprehensive overview of the shared apprenticeship scheme, the onsite hub, and the collaborative initiatives …

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Discover how CITB can assist your business at the Swansea Roadshow on October 23rd 

The Swansea Roadshow on October 23rd offers an exclusive opportunity for registered construction employers to explore the extensive support provided by CITB. This event presents attendees with valuable insights into various CITB support offerings and features firsthand accounts from construction companies detailing their collaboration with CITB to address skills-related challenges.   Some of the topics that …

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Why we chose construction: A spotlight on Andrew Scott apprentices 

Our yearly Apprentice Awards aim to acknowledge the remarkable accomplishments of apprentices hailing from various parts of the region. After a thorough evaluation, a selection of apprentices are chosen as finalists. From these finalists, two overall winners are then chosen for the categories of Best Technical Apprentice and Best Trade Apprentice.  This blog will focus …

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Why we chose construction: A spotlight on City & County of Swansea apprentices

Our annual Apprentice Awards seek to recognise the fantastic achievements of apprentices from across the region. Following the moderation process, a group of apprentices are shortlisted, with two overall winners then chosen for the categories of Best Technical Apprentice and Best Trade Apprentice. Among those shortlisted were two City & County of Swansea apprentices who …

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Why we chose construction: A spotlight on J.G. Hale apprentices

In the dynamic world of construction, nurturing new talent and fostering a skilled workforce is essential for continued growth and progress. Recognising this significance, our Apprentice Awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of apprentices across the region. Among the remarkable contenders this year, we shine a spotlight on J.G. Hale Group’s exceptional apprentices who were shortlisted. …

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